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110 McDonald Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044-1063
Phone: (785) 832-5000
Fax: (785) 832-5016

The school district's main office is called the Educational Support and Distribution Center (ESDC) and is located at 110 McDonald Drive, across the street from the Lawrence Holiday Inn. ESDC hours are: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call us at (785) 832-5000.

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District Administration
Superintendent of Schools: Rick Doll
Assistant Superintendent, Business and Operations: Kyle Hayden
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Programs & Technology: Jerri Kemble
Assistant Superintendent, Teaching and Learning: Angelique Kobler
  • Director, Assessment, Research & Instructional Resources: Terry McEwen
  • Assistant Director, Assessment, Research & Instructional Resources: Ellen Willets
How May We Assist You?
If you have a school concern, please share it first with your child's teacher and/or school principal. Often times, challenges can best be resolved at the school level, where staff are closest to the issue. If the concern isn't resolved to your satisfaction, please call the school district office at (785) 832-5000 and ask to speak to the administrative liaison for your child's school. If the issue persists, please make an appointment to visit with the superintendent of schools.

Public Information Requests
Requests for public information may be submitted to the custodian of the records you wish to access: Lawrence Board of Education records -  Janice Dunn, board clerk, district financial records -  Kathy Johnson, director of finance, district personnel records - David Cunningham, director, human resources & legal services, student records  - school principals or general district information - Julie Boyle, communications director. If you have questions about accessing USD 497 public records, please contact Julie Boyle, the district's freedom of information officer.

ADA/Section 504/Compliance Contacts
The superintendent has named David Cunningham the district's ADA and Compliance (Title VI, VII, IX) Coordinator and Kevin Harrell, Section 504 Coordinator. Formal Complaints may be directed to Anna Stubblefield. The ADA Coordinator may refer issues regarding accessibility and accommodations to the Student Intervention Services Department and issues regarding employment to the Human Resources Department.

School Board
4924 Stoneback Place
Lawrence, KS 66047

1707 East 21st Terrace
Lawrence, KS 66046

753 Lauren Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

1510 Crescent Rd
Lawrence, KS 66044

257 Earhart Cir
Lawrence, KS 66049

934 W 21st St
Lawrence, KS 66046

765 Ash Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

Last Modified: Jan 26, 2010

Lawrence Public Schools | Unified School District 497 | 110 McDonald Drive | Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 832-5000 Fax: (785) 832-5016

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